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2019-02-13 10.39.28

It’s time for action on urban heat

We have all been talking about how hot and humid late summer has been this year, but talk is cheap. Now we can actually take some action that could lead to a reduction in temperature levels. Residents can arm themselves with heat sensors as part of an arsenal of scientificRead more »


Seniors festival is all about fun and learning new skills

There’s a lot more to the annual seniors festival than just having a good time. It’s true fun is a big part of the festival program in Macarthur, but so is learning new skills, including mastering computers and the internet. Starting in a couple of days – the 2019 SeniorsRead more »


Forget ‘lucky country’ myth; we’ve made our own luck

Tomorrow, John Ryan, a former Liberal Party parliamentarian, will give an address titled What Australia means to me at the 2019 Australia Day Thanksgiving Service in Camden Civic Centre. Here is an edited version: I can claim citizenship of three countries – Canada, Ireland and Australia.  But Australia is theRead more »


Future looking bright for Camden Lakeside

Camden Lakeside opened to much fanfare 25 years ago but this wonderful local golf course’s best days are ahead of it. Now part of Wests Group Macarthur, Lakeside was designed by British Open winner and Aussie golf legend Peter Thomson, who passed away last year at the age of 88.Read more »

Maddens Falls, Dharawal National Park

Staycation an excellent alternative to stress of travel

If you are still deciding whether to go on that long distance holiday in January consider an alternative plan: a memorable and stress free staycation in and around Campbelltown. Avoid a long road trip on a hot day or long airport queues to fly interstate by taking advantage of theRead more »

Local mayors joined the n PM Malcolm Turnbull and NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian for the signing of the City Deal in March.

Implementation plan moves City Deal step forward

Less than a year after signing the City Deal, one of the most visionary projects in Australia’s history is on target to transform Western Sydney. A blueprint that will drive the creation of Western Sydney Parkland as Australia’s next 21st century city has been released today. The Western Sydney CityRead more »

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